DBS Customers

What support do we offer our existing customers?

Powys County Council offers its existing customers a range of tools to support them process their DBS applications. This includes: 

  • 1:1 telephone guidance available during working hours.
  • Same day email response.
  • Applicant, verification officer and administrator guides to the online system.
  • Bespoke training guides for larger organisations.
  • Three days of free training sessions for larger organisations. 


Who are our existing customers?

We currently process the DBS checks for over 200 smaller organisations and 8 local authorities. Over a hundred DBS checks are submitted to the national DBS every day and our accuracy rating is 99.94%. The seven local authorities, who have chosen to use Powys County Council as their umbrella body are:


Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council logo



Bridgend County Borough Council
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City and County of Swansea
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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
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Neath Port Talbot County Borough
Neath Port Talbot County Borough logo



Newport City Council
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Pembrokeshire County Council
Pembrokeshire County Council logo



Crescent Purchasing Consortium
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